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-- americans love football. do you think it can expand beyond america? >> well, we had great success over in the u.k. next year we'll expand it to two games and we're playing in toronto. we have had great success in other markets like mexico and the far east. i believe our future is very bright overseas. the game is very popular. our fans on a global basis want more and more football. that's what we're doing. we're responding to that interest. >> you talked about the culture. football players in the nfl are role models and in the nba as well and in other professional sports. how do you make sure that the players appreciate that by their personal conduct? >> well, we have a personal conduct policy which was put together with the players. and it's very important because they are role models and they're held to a higher standard. i think all of us in the nfl are held to a higher standard. when we don't reflect well on what i call the nfl or ourselves, then we're going to be held accountable. we have a program that's focused on education. it's on discipline. and when people do
house is calling general norman schwarzkopf an american original. general colin powell says america lost a great patriot and great soldier. the commander of "operation desert storm" died thursday from complications of pneumonia. as bob orr reports, schwartzzkopf was one of the world's celebrated leaders since world war ii. >> reporter: the nation came to know him as he delivered fiery briefings during the 1991 persian gulf war. >> the simple fact of the matter is that now, every time an iraqi airplane takes off the ground it's running away. >> reporter: commanding the american-led coalition to remove saddam hussein's forces from kuwait schwarzkopf was front and center as america watched its first live televised war. for more than a month, smart bombs and cruise missiles struck strategic iraqi targets then in "operation desert storm" schwarzkopf flankd iraqi troops with a surprising and aggressive ground campaign. in 100 hours coalition forces destroyed the iraqi amply and instilled confidence in the u.s. military. >> as far as saddam hussein being a great military
>>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, killer storm. tornadoes hit the gulf coast with more than 30 twisters touching down. >> oh, wow. oh, look at that tornado. >> leaving thousands without power. and it's not over yet. >>> whiteout. 21 states under snow warnings, from texas to maine. the downfall causing highway pileups. and threatening to bring holiday travel to a halt. and get ready. a massive nor'easter is on the way. sam is here with the latest. >>> and the chilling note left by the killer in rochester, new york, who targeted the firefighters as they responded to that massive fire. the gruesome reason he set his neighborhood aflame. >>> and a million-dollar mixup. this family got the wrong lottery ticket. and struck it rich. now, they say they're set for life. >>> and a very good wednesday morning to you, america. we hope you all had a very merry christmas, if it's something you celebrate. great to have all of you with us this morning. robin, george, lara at home with their families. great to have paula faris, and rachel smith, host of "on the red carpet" back with us
. a spokesman says the outage stretches across the americas. the company blames amazon's cloud service its web service provider. 6:07. traffic and weather together, next. live look now at doppler 7 hd, you can see a new storm is moving in. it is off the coast. meteorologist francis dinglasan will have your full forecast. we will also check in on the christmas morning traffic. >> also, a christmas celebration for u.s. troops overseas. >>> merry christmas. i'm meteorologist francis dinglasan in for mike nicco. you can see the storm is starting to move towards ukiah. right now heavy rain,duw on 101 moving south towards healdsburg north bay late morning all of us around the bay area bay this afternoon with breezy conditions, temperatures in the 50s. after the heavy rain ends tomorrow we'll see showers continue but dry thursday. eric has a look at traffic now. >>> yes, i do. still problems from an earlier is on -- accident on 580 at foothill, lanes are blocked chp was diverting traffic on to high street. look outside now the toll plaza bay bridge toll, almost nobody there many people home for the c
evading police officers. >>> one of the safest big cities in america has hit a homicide milestone. on friday, san jose police responded to the city's 43rd killing of the year. a 17-year-old boy was gunned down in a neighborhood. last year the city saw 41 homicides. >>> later this morning, a teenager from vallejo will be arraigned on charges of at the same time murder, kidnapping -- attempted murder, kidnapping and sexual assault. police say the 14-year-old abducted a 65-year-old woman at gunpoint from a shopping center parking lot last month. they say he forced her to drive several miles before sexually assaulting and beating her. police believe it was a random act. >>> former bart police officer johannes mehserle is expected back in court this morning trying to get his conviction overturned into the 2009 shooting death of oscar grant an unarmed man who had been detained by police. mehserle already served his two- year prison term for involuntary manslaughter but wants to clear his name. lawyers for grant's family will argue against overturning the conviction. >>> it could be as s
, is i would take my version of what i think is the best policy for america to the floor, offer the democrats on behalf of the president a chance to offer a substitute. take the vote. if the president has his overwhelming mandate from the american people, the 435 members of congress will recognize that map date in their districts, and he'll win the vote. if he wins the vote, then he owns the results, and he can take it to the senate, which is controlled by his party within the law and live with the consequences. >> so, leader armey, i want to ask you, though, about how powerful the tea party is. is the tea party holding back house republicans and speaker boehner from agreeing to additional revenues, more than $1 trillion, raising those rates on the wealthiest americans? >> no, not at all. first of all, understand the tea party is not a political party. it is a group of people across the country that have a commitment to a set of principles. they believe economic growth is the first, most important need of this country, which means get the government to stand down, quit interferi
over the cliff. >> reporter: if congress doesn't act, america will ring in the new year with $110 billion in spending cuts and a $500 billion tax increase leaving the average household with a nearly $3,500 hangover. treasury secretary timothy geithner was on capitol hill to present the plan to congress. >> i was flabbergasted. i looked at him, i says, you can't be serious. >> reporter: president obama wants $1.6 trillion in new taxes on the rich, $400 billion in cuts to entitlement programs, such as medicare, and $50 billion in stimulus spending. >> the president and the white house have had three weeks and this is the best we've got?! >> reporter: mitch mcconnell laughed at them last week. now geithner says if they don't like the president's plan, the republicans should present their own ideas. >> we can't try to figure out what works for them. they have to tell us. >> reporter: but secretary geithner made it clear, there will be no deal that does not include a tax hike on the wealthy. >> there's not going to be an agreement without rates going up. >> reporter: no formal negotiat
at the united nations making very clear what america national interests are, and i think she would have been a great secretary of state. she will continue to work at the u.n., where her credibility is very high and she's very close to the president. >> would it have been possible for her to overcome the objections raised by senator mccain and others? >> i have no way of knowing. i think that she and the president must have made a judgment -- and she said it that it was a distraction. and there are an awful lot of things going on. and i -- i'm really sorry that this has happened because she would have been great, and she's wonderful and she doesn't deserve as a human being, she does not deserve the attacks that were made upon her that were false. it was really outrageous. >> first she was sent out on the sunday talk shows to talk about something that was really not in her purview, that was really secretary clinton's responsibility about what happened in libya. and then number two, she was never even nominated to be secretary of state and she's withdrawing her name. di
of america detailed allegations of sexual abuse by employees and volunteers including alleged incidents that happened between 1985 and 1991, the scouts kept many files private, until now. the alleged abusers include doctors, teachers and priests. in 2010 the organization mandated that any suspected abuse be reported to police. we have a link to the database on abc7news.com. look under see it on tv >> russia's parliament has approved a measure to ban americans from adopting russian children. now president vladimir putin is debating whether to sign it. the bill is in response to a new u.s. law calling for sanctions for russia found to have violated human rights 46 children about to be adopted by u.s. citizens will stay in russia, if the bill is signed. >>> president obama is cutting short his holiday to resume fiscal cliff negotiations. the white house says the president will leave hawaii tonight on a red-eye to washington. lawmakers have less than a week to come up to agreement on how to avoid tax increases and spending cuts set to go into effect january. the first lady and the couple's
. and struck it rich. now, they say they're set for life. >>> and a very good wednesday morning to you, america. we hope you all had a very merry christmas, if it's something you celebrate. great to have all of you with us this morning. robin, george, lara at home with their families. glad to have amy robach. great to have paula faris, and rachel smith, host of "on the red carpet" back with us this morning. >>> and we're back from the holidays. we're all thinking about returning the gifts, right? just kidding. there's people that are going to be in the return lines. becky worley is here with the scoop on how to score on both. >>> let's get right to sam. he's been tracking the rough weather that's impacted so many millions over the week. >> some prepared for it. they were warned in advance. what a night. 34 tornadoes rocked that area. the previous christmas tornadoes had been 12 in 1969. when we tell you this was an epic event, it truly was. take a look at some of the damage. the abc station from birmingham, sending us some pictures from the mobile area. look at these in the deep south. new orle
that have become iconic in america's bizarre and shameful epidemic of gun violence. >> reporter: public outrage over the massacre has also emboldened members of congress to challenge the power of the gun lobby. >> the political power is much like the wizard of oz. they're bullies. and what's most important is, they really don't represent their membership. the members are overwhelmingly in favor of responsible use of guns and responsible rules. >> reporter: feelings are running very high after this tragedy. of course, there's been a lot of talk of a turning point. the president today will announce that he's putting vice president biden in charge of a process to look at possible new legislation. but, look, change doesn't happen quickly in washington. there have been about a dozen attempts to bring back the assault weapons ban. they've all failed in congressional committee. and the national rifle association spent $17 million this year to influence legislation and public opinion. it'll be looking out for its interests long after the outrage subsides. charlie, norah? >> bill plante, thanks.
. >>> families in the south bay enjoying a winter wonderland tonight in north america. the entertainment included live shows and games. wonderland will stay at north america through january 4. children four years and under get in for free. >>> a lot of fresh new snow in the sierra tonight and an incredible example of human nature. a chain installers mission to return a lost wedding ring. >> ch >>> a manhole cover exploded in downtown san francisco this evening. pg & e says it was caused by an underground vault fire. the blast happened around 5:00 this evening near the corner of third and mission street. the intersection was closed to traffic for a while as crews put out the fire. no one was injured and there was no power outages. >>> investigators have found a note and human remains at the home of a man who's accused of deliberately setting a fire and then shooting and killing two firefighters that arrived at the scene. david lee miller has the new details emerging on the man at the center of this attack. >> reporter: when firefighters arrived at the home of adam spangler they did not know they w
of the solar system. >> thank you mark a new list is out as the top 10 smart as cities in north america. one bay area city makes the list. the cities were chosen for being rich in technology and better living conditions and here they are take a look the list boston is first. san francisco is second. than seattle and vancouver and new york city. coming in sixth is washington d.c. toronto, chicago and los angeles, running the top tennis montreal. the list was posted on the kron 4 news facebook page here's what you are saying. chicago should not be on the list wet lease should be last in the list. >> eddie says " pretty surprising results montreal should be before l a bell beat l.a.. >> what are your thoughts about the rankings tell us what you think of the kron 4 news facebook page and we will go to break the time is 8:52 a.m. we will be right back. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forwa
. america's largest gun rights group says we don't need new laws. chip reid is in washington with that story. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. the national rifle association was silent in the days following the tragedy in newtown. now it's speaking out and reigniteing an explosive debate over gun control. the nra says it will not budge from its longtime opposition to gun control, insisting the only thing that will stop school shootings is armed guards. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our school to protect our children, then call me crazy. i think the american people think it's crazy not to do it. it's the one thing that would keep people safe and the nra is going to try to do that. >> reporter: nra president david kean added that banning particular guns simply doesn't work. >> we had a so-called assault weapons ban for ten years. it was allowed to expire. the fbi, the justice department and others who studied it said it made no difference. so if we're looking at things that are effective, let's talk abo
hour. >> thank you, lisa. abc7 news will continue at 9:00. >>> good morning, america. this morning -- tragedy in the nfl. a kansas city chief star kills himself at arrowhead stadium minutes after shooting his girlfriend and mother of their 3-month-old child. new details this morning on what happened in the final moments before the shocking murder-suicide. >>> the mcafee manhunt.
is without the lead. >> the man who gave america a free talk go at taco bell by stealing a base in the world series. will state a san francisco giants. word that and joe pagan has signed a new four year $40 million contract. here is a sweet pick from his wife. angel celebrated with a $270 bottle withtaiginger. 5 million signing bonus and salaries of 7 million, 9 million common 9,000,010 million. . pagan and jeremy affeldt now under contract, marco scutaro is the last key free agent who has not been re-signed. >> the flu season is off to as early as start in nearly 10 years and health officials say it could be a bad one. if they say suspected flu cases and five southern states have jumped and the primary strain circulating to estimate people sicker than other types. according to the cdc more than a third of americans have been vaccinated, and a vaccine formulated for this year is well matched to the strands of the virus seen so far. >> 850,000 californians a 16 to 24 are either in school nor working. this according to a nationwide report who referred to these people as disconnected you. cali
in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> and good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> we're starting in berkeley. that's where a gunman killed a female bicyclist last night right near a middle school. alex savidge is outside longfellow middle school. you've been out there since 4:30. you just talked to police. what did they say. >> reporter: i can tell you with few leads to go on. a spokesperson for the berkeley police department told me investigators are gonna need the public's help to solve this crime. this woman was riding her bike along this stretch of sacramento street late last night when she was shot to death. this all unfolds as you can see right next to the yard the street was blocked off for several hours early this morning as investigators
shooting the nra says and i'm quoting in part the national rifle association of america is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters and we are shocked, saddened, and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in newtown. the nra says it will not comment on the newtown school shooting. immediately they did not out of respect for the families and as a matter of common decency. the nra says it wants to be part of the national dialogue to make sure the tragedy like that doesn't happen again. make sure you stay right here with us on ktvu for more coverage about the connecticut school shooting. coming up we'll take you back live to newtown, connecticut. we'll hear what it has been like for the students there who went back to school and what is complicating the investigation to figure out why the gunman did what he did. >> i can't imagine heading back to school. >>> time now 5:39. sal is covering traffic. where you starting? >> we are starting this morning with in fact i forgot. there we go. starting on highway 4 bay point. sometimes my brain it was there and j
of america. it's also a representation of the 300 million firearms in the united states today. nearly one gun per person. so i say now is the right time to talk about this. >> you are listening live to senator boxer speaking out about gun violence and holding a news conference to discuss new legislation to strengthen security at schools. she emphasized 258 victims have been killed in school shootings since columbine in 1999, 212 have been wounded since the shooting at -- we're gonna hear comments from her again and president obama will be carrying a speech live. we'll have more on that in a minute. >>> right now we want to check in with steve paulson for an update on the very cold weather. a pretty sunrise. >> we do have very, very cold readings, crystal clear. it's cold this morning. freeze warning is out. it's so cold that lori myers in walnut creek sent us this picture of her cat, chili dog parked right in front of the heater. i love it. if your cat is there, i understand as well. temperatures when you get in the 20s, it's really cold. cold morning, turning cloudy tomorrow. it will be warm
was found with a bite mark on her neck america. she was transferred to marin where she was finally now issued back to health. >>> a boat believed to have been washed out to sea during the japan tsunami is now in hawaii crabs and green muss els also showed up with it and there is concern that they could have hurt native species. officials will take the boat to the base yard and contact the consulate. >> a crash on christmas eve when many were ready to watch holiday movies. what's happening now with netflix? >> and a new report on how much national home prices have gone up in the last year. . >> we are live in santa clara where people are up early and out shopping the day after christmas. we will show you some of the bargins and what the foot traffic looks like. . >>> the dow just under 50 points. looks like traders not liking the fiscal cliff. we know the president is headed back to washington early tomorrow morning to try to deal with the talks. market not that happy. >> time now 8:43. let's get you updated on the top stories. four people were taken to the hospital after a family c
areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. . >>> california under water, and another storm is coming through tomorrow. >>> and nasa is making a huge statement about mars. >>> and the pope has a twitter account. i'm going to follow him this morning. welcome back to "early start." i'm sozoraida sambolin. >> i'm alina cho. >>> they are sick and tired of getting soaked in northern california this morning. the third pacific storm in five days saturating the san francisco bay area this weekend. thousands are without power. trees are down and hundreds of homes have been damaged by falling limbs or floodwaters. >> people are evabcuating out o the park. as you can see in the front of the park, you can't get out. i had to park up on the hill and walk down the side hill to get in here. it's very bad in here. >> this thing just went up fast. real fast. we had previously gotten up high
. >> police in vallejo are searching america mare for a missing fair oaks man. the man was seen at last saturday night around 5:00 p.m.. those close to mattingly say he was he has become bowed out on a mare island and took it out to the water frequently. police search mattingly's botha found personal items. please do not suspect foul play in believe that he fell into the water. diving was called in due to strong current the surge has been suspended. officials plan to resume search when conditions improve. >> sentencing is scheduled for giselle as the bond today. this is a video of her in court. as the bomb was convicted of murder for the death of nursing student michelle le matin in may of last year. the fbi says that about 300 internet searches for the victim's name was found on as the boss computer. she was arrested after dna and cell phone records and to to the murder. investigators say she blames the victim for running your relationship with her daughter's father. it is believed to both women were interested in the same name. >> antioch community is more in the death of a man shot d
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